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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, August 22, 1952
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i 1O Aug. 22, ... 1952 Maiqu Dl) Crlolir-Oiirtie, M»mi City. U. t/sf Causes ·of Accidents to Motorists DES MOINES -- Your greatest danger of an accident comes when you drive on a wet, or icy highway, leave a improperly or faii to yield the right-of-way. So snys (he slate safety dcnmiintnl in its first 12-month study of the primary causes of Iowa t r a f f i c ac cidenls. The report, covering the period June 1, 1051, through May 31, 1052, shows that; Wet or icy highways causes 8,271 accidents, improper starling from a parked position caused .'7,5(17, and failure to yield the right-of-way 7,230. According to the report, 7,7H) of the accidents caused by wet or icy roads occurred in just five months, November through March. Milo Chalfanl, director of safety responsibility, said lliesc wore the three major causes of t r a f f i c accidents in the state with other major causes following in this order; " '.Improper left turns caused 4,G'17 accidents, following too closely caused 4,010, Improper passing causes 3,501, niul vehicle not under control caused 3,350. Chalfant emphasized the reason listed were primary causes of the accidents as assigned by dopart- TncrU cvaliiators after study of ac cident reports of 01,222 accident: received by the stale safety department during the period. ' : Accident summaries by other safely organizations list conlrib uting causes of all accidents but usually do not pin - point prl mary causes. The safety department's study is thought to be (he first of Us kijid in the country, Other causes of accidents listed by the report were: Failure lo stop i't slop sign, 2,511; driver's vision obscured, 2,180; speed, 2,030; inexperienced or incompetent driver 1,883; pedeslrlah carelessness, 1,133; defective brakes 1,005. Chopin Schools to Open Monday CHAPIN--The Chapin school will open Aug. 25. An increased enrollment is expected. Twenty-four kimlcrgardcn students are cnroiled and ft is expected there will )c an enrollment of 175, or 15 more than last year., The school faculty is complete, as follows; W. M, Sherman, Super intendenl Thomas Lane, social science and coach; Sybil Sherman, commercial; William Zabilka. bant! and vocal music; Enastasla Eaton seventh and eighth grades; Lcona Wall/.cr, fifth and sixth grades; Barbara Sorcnsen, third and fourth grades; Thelma Simonsen, kinder garlen. Frank Phllpot will again serve as custodian, and the bus drivers will be Lloyd Abrams, Kverell Mayor ami Charles Prall. The hot lunch cooks are Mrs. Frank Burwell, Mrs. Everett Crandnll ant: Mrs. Carl Grelmann. Many improvements have been made during the s u m m e r . The building has been painted, floors sealed, and new equipment in stalled in the hot lunch room. One new 42 passenger school bu.i has been purchased and is ready for operation. School will be in ses sion only one-half day on Monday and work books will bo handed out Children will bo sent home in time for dinner. School lunch will start Tuesday Lunch tickets will be the same a. 1 last year, 25 cents for school chil (Iron and 35 cents 'for teachers. Movie Reviews-Will Rogers' Story About an American One of the most popular Amcri ans of Ibis century was the im mortal homespun philosopher, cow )oy, Zicgfeld star, humorist, poli ician, world traveler and friend of he great and s m a l l , Will Rogers, The story of this amazingly ver atllc man Is lold by his son, Will Ir., in "The Story of Will Ho«crs,' vhieh opens at the Palace Theater laturday. Jane Wyman plays the role of ilrs. Rogers in this technicolor pro- luction, which traces the beloved ago from his rip-roaring and col THEATERS AT A GLANCE IKCII--"(Until Itf NlrM" HOW lltnwlnf. Al/ACI-'--"I'leih *nrl Fury" eliis** KrJ- iUr. "The filury at Will Ko«cr«" op«ni KMurilxy, BEGIN WESTERN TRIP HAMPTON--Mr. iind Mrs. A. E Rankiti, with their two sons-in-law and families, left ' this; week by cars for a trip through the West They plan to go by way of the Black Hills, through Yellowstone ['ark, and back through the Jack son Hole Country. Those making the trip arc Mr. and Mrs. A. E Ilankin, Mr, and Mrs, J. W llclschcr and children, Mary, John and Hohcrt from Iowa City, anc Mr. and Mrs, Jlalph Butler am children, Ralph Jr., Barbara, Ar Ihur and Beverly, from Marys villo, Mich. They plan lo be gone about two weeks. Dance MANLY, IOWA SATURDAY, AUG. 23 MUSIC BY THE FAMOUS VIKINGS Thru SUNDAY! ADDED--JOE McDOAKES--MATINEES SAT. AND SUN. AT 2:00 P. M.--ONE MATINEE PERFORMANCE ONLYl Celebrate with Manly 75 th ANNIVERSARY Mon.-Tues.-Wed., August 25-27 · RIDES · CONCESSIONS · ENTERTAINMENT BOONE VALLEY SHOWS ADDRESSES BY Senator ELTHON Republican Candidate for Lieutenant-Governor Herschel LOVELESS Democratic Candidate for Governor · BIG PARADE · · TUESDAY Afternoon · Races · Contests · Bands OLD EXHIBITS · HISTORICAL DISPLAYS Something Doing Every Minute SPONSORED BY MANLY AMERICAN LEGION IANI) I10X--"Ko "Oho«l ChAtflu In or St. l.nul»" and now nhowliijc. THAN!)--"Monlani Terrllurjr." and "The I'»ee Tint Thrllli" now »liuw)ng. .AKK--".Snjtndal Sheet" anil "HHrtr (Jan MUVIM.V--"Kccre of Cnnrlet I.»|IB" anil "SlauKhtcr Trull" nnw khuwlnv. AUK--"The l.ln'n anil the llor«t" ant! "Hern Come the ATtkrlnei" nour ihonlnr. he man who couid tell the Amerl- nn people what was ailing them in humorous kind of way lhat they ovod, "The Story of Will Rogers" is he story of a great American. Robert Ryan has a "change of pace" role as a cynical, cmotional- y confused misfit who steals the ove of his hcst friend's wife in 'Clash By Night" at the Cecil. He shares stellar honors with Barbara Stanwyck, Paul Douglas and Mar lyn Monroe in a cast which also ncludes Keith Andes, J. Carro! Nalsh and Silvio Mindotli. It's adult film fare. The story of the taming of the ast lawless land of the wide-open west is showing at the Strand The ater in "Montana Territory." Filmed in technicolor, this outdoor Jrama stars Lon McCaJHstcr, Wanda Hendrix and Preston Foster, in top roles. Co-featured is a melo Irama of motorcycle racing, "The Pace That Thrills," with Bill Wiliams, Carla Balenda, Robert Arm strong co-starred. Joel McC'rea, Alexis Smith, Zach- iry Scott and Dorothy Malonc are he stars of "South of St. Louis," showing at the Band Box Theater. The f i l m is in technicolor, Co eaturcd is a comedy, ."Ghosl arful days as a cuwpunchcr in Oklahoma, through his rope spii rjng days in the Ziegfeld Follies to he national political conventions. It was while appearing in the (licgfcld Follies with Eddie Cantor hat Will Rogers became known as Maiun City's tlesl anil Fine.I Theater -NOW- Robert RYAN ariiyn MONROE ClASHfr I NIGHT Chasers," with Leo Gorcey and .he Bowery Boys. ""Scandal Sheet," showing at the ,akc Theater, gives Broderiek Crawford the role of a journalistic scavenger, an editor who makes a good Jiving digging up dirt. Co- featured is "Silver Canyon," a Gene Autry western thrilier. "The Secret of Convict Lake," showing at the Drive-In Theater, deals with a prison break in 1871, which brings a band of desperados to Monte Diablo Lake, California, now known as "Convict Lake." Co- featured is "Slaughter Trail," with Brian Donlcvy, Gig Young and Virginia Grey. Steve Cochran and Wildfire are the stars of "The Lion and the Horse," showing at the Park The ater. Jackie, the four-year-old lion is also featured. It is the story ol a cowboy and his horse. "Here Come the Marines" is co-starrct! with Leo Gorcey and the Bowery Boys. The Garner people are to meet at the IOOF halt at noon. Transportation will be provided for those desiring it. In case of rain the picnic will be held at the IOOF hall in Britt. PLAN PICNIC GAENER -- An all-county Re bekah and Odd Fellow picnic will be held at Eagle Lake State Park Sunday. Each family is requested to bring a picnic dinner with the main course to be fried chicken. acres was approved and the assessment was increased by $80.84. The land in question had been draining D I S T R I C T E X T E N D E D GARNER--Hancock County Supervisors this week held a hearing on the inclusion of certain lands in lateral No. 8 of Hancock County drainage districts Nos. 1 and 2. The report of William Henschen, drainage engineer, recommending Ihe inclusion of approximately nine WE SPECIALIZE IN TASTY SANDWICHES POPULAR BRANDS OF BEER Burgener's Cafe 631 6th Street S. W. (formerly Costj's Cife) into lateral No. 8 but had never been officially designated in the W atcrshed of the lateral. Children lOc Adults 50c Complct* Show After 9 P.M. "The Shoppers Show" ^ / u t I \v · \ r. · ·--\ NOW SHOWING Ntw ADVENTURE.' 1 *«« A *-.«(,%r v*-*»««*iftX!ft oStfStsatsfQttia 2 SHOWS NIGHTLY -- RAIN OR CLEAR TONIGHT and SATURDAY --ON THE GIANT SCREEN--2 BIG HITS-- Attention Roller Skaters We Have Just Redecorated Skate Haven and Are Re-Opening Tonite (Friday, Aug. 22) for Your Skating Pleasure Skating Every Wednesday, Friday, Sunday -- 7:30 to 10:30 P. M. BUS SERVICE AS USUAL RINK AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE PARTIES ON OTHER NIGHTS Call 1671 A!. F a n g m a n , Owner SKATE HAVEN · AND ' EVERY SATURDAY NITE MIDN1TE SPOOK SHOW Com* As L»t» As 10:00-See Our Regular Program-Then Stay Over for th« Spook Show FREE! ICAJILV - MOMrrtc f TO ' KIU.^ M A K E IT PICNIC. EVERY NIGHT BEFORE SHOW--FREE RIDES On the Miniature Steam Train Sponsored by SAM RAIZES DEPARTMENT STORE AND ROYAL CROWN COLA - " ' ' '."' ·"-" ALSO -------------2 TECHNICOLOR CARTOONS EVERY SHOW FRIDAY about 8:30 P. M. Remember... WE "SNEAK" ONLY THE BEST! , I CAN'T TELL THE TITLE OR STARS . . . BUT WE . * CAN GIVE YOU SOME HOT TIPS . . . IT · IT'S A BIG ADVENTURE THRILL, FILMED IN TECHNICOLOR! · THE STAR IS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR, HIS. INITIALS ARE G. P. YOU'LL SEE THIS SPECTACULAR "SNEAK" AND THE CURRENT PICTURE, "FLESH AND FURY," AT NO E X T R A COST! FLESH AND FURY" POSITIVELY ENDS FRIDAY! Continuous Daily From 1 P. M. ·BRODERICK CRAWFORD DONNA REED SAT. JOHN DEREK SCAMDAi t LIFE STORY! LOVE STORY! * LAUGH STORY! Co-Hit Added--Color Cartoon · Matinee Saturday at 2:00 P. M · On» Matinve Performance Only · SUN. and MON. Continuous Sun. from J:00 P. M A Famous Book Becomes Greater on the Screen! CHILDREN'S ADM. lOc U n d e r \'l Y e a r s Mason City On« Day Only -- 3 8 P.M. FAIRGROUNDS WED., AUG. PLUS--DISNEY CARTOON -- S P E C I A L T Y -- NEWS NOW! TERRIFIC HEW EDITIOH Action h THEY HIDE ROUGH, TOUGH AND in the roaring two- wheel raceways! Mol COLOR CARTOON BILL WILLIAMS CARUBALENDA ROBERT ARMSTRONG FRANK McHUfiH- STEVE FLAK W I T H T H E I L L U S T R I O U S SCREEN, RADIO AND TELEVISION STAR -- "MR. CIRCUS" HIMSELF CLYDE BEATTY G R E A T C O N C O L L E A N O DANCING. TUMBLING, SOMERSAULTING TOREADOR OF THE TIGHT WIRE. 3-HERDS OF ELEPHANTS-3 INCLUDING THE SMALLEST BABY ELEPHANT ON EXHIBITION WITH ANY CIRCUS. 56 OUTSTANDING NEW FEATURES Res. Sent] anil Orn. Ailni. Tickets On S»lo Shnw D»y Only l Font IC.inkln* nruir Store. S»m« Prlco A At Show Ornunits.

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